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Business groups seek suspension of port charges to cut logistics costs

Business groups seek suspension of port charges to cut logistics costs

Apr. 24 | Image courtesy of khunaspix at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Business groups urged government to impose a moratorium on port fees to address supply chain challenges and sustain business operations during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). In a joint resolution...

Business as usual at PH ports; no quarantine for ships, cargoes from China

Business as usual at PH ports; no quarantine for ships, cargoes from China

Feb. 5 | Philippine Ports Authority general manager Atty Jay Daniel Santiago at the Feb 5 media briefing. Ships from China and its special administrative regions (SAR) may directly berth and discharge cargoes at Philippine ports, Philippine Ports Authority (PPA)...

CTAP schedules Jan 13 trucking holiday

CTAP schedules Jan 13 trucking holiday

Jan. 10 | The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) will stage a trucking holiday starting January 13 to highlight the numerous issues hounding the industry, some of which have remained unsolved for years. The group, in a meeting with...

ICTSI declares 25% income growth for first 9 months

ICTSI declares 25% income growth for first 9 months

Nov. 13 | International Container Terminal Services, Inc flagship terminal, the Manila International Container Terminal. Photo from ICTSI. Port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) reported a net income of US$204.968 million in the first...

PPA H1 income up 31% on higher revenue, lower expenses

PPA H1 income up 31% on higher revenue, lower expenses

Sep. 25 | Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) recorded a net income of P5.818 billion in the first half of 2019, 31.34% higher than the P4.429 billion earned in the same period last year, due to improved revenues and lower...

PLSA raises concerns on PPA’s proposed uniform tariff

PLSA raises concerns on PPA’s proposed uniform tariff

Sep. 18 | The Philippine Liner Shipping Association (PLSA) is seeking clarification on uniform tariff rates the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) wants applied to ports won through through bidding under a new terminal management policy. In a position paper dated...

Harbor Star reports modest increase in first-semester income

Harbor Star reports modest increase in first-semester income

Aug. 17 | Harbor Star Shipping Services assists more than 5,500 vessels per year throughout the Philippines. Photo from harborstar.com.ph Harbor Star Shipping Services, Inc. (HSSSI) reported a service income of P678.3 million for the first half of 2019, a 4% increase...

Truck drivers to undergo discipline training

Truck drivers to undergo discipline training

Jul. 31 | Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso in a meeting with truckers’ associations on July 30. Photo from Manila Public Information Office. Truckers will conduct training for their drivers in response to Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno”...

ICTSI Manila continues equipment roll-out

ICTSI Manila continues equipment roll-out

Jul. 24 | International Container Terminal Services, Inc. recently received delivery of brand new port equipment for its flagship Manila International Container Terminal. Photo shows delivery of a new ship-to-shore crane last 26 June, to be deployed at MICT’s...

Local ships ordered to give way to those carrying perishables during emergencies

Local ships ordered to give way to those carrying perishables during emergencies

Mar. 26 | All domestic shipping vessels must assist and accommodate ships carrying perishable goods during national emergencies such as port congestion, weather disturbance, or other natural calamities to allow the quick loading and unloading of these goods at...